Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 PC supports dedicated servers

Call of Duty: Black Ops II will indeed support dedicated servers on PC, developer Treyarch has confirmed. And not just any old dedicated servers, oh no, ranked dedicated servers. The shooter series has been inconsistent with this feature widely desired by PC gamers, so good to hear it's locked down for the latest.

The confirmation came from Treyarch director of technology Cesar Stastny on Twitter (via Call of Duty Community), who simply said, "Confirmed: Ranked Dedicated Servers for ‪#BlackOps2."

Infinity Ward dropped dedicated server support in 2009's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, then Treyarch brought it back the next year in the first Black Ops. While Infinity Ward did support dedicated servers in last year's Modern Warfare 3, they were unranked, meaning you couldn't level up or unlock weapons playing on them. And here we are today, with everything you want.

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